Senior Ecologist/Ecological Impact Assessment Specialist

Earth Systems


Paid • Full Time • Permanent 0117 373 6153 / 07875 397397 Beth Carter

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Tuesday, 13th March 2018  

Exciting Opportunity with Earth Systems!

With offices in UK, Australia, China, Lao PDR, Senegal and Rwanda, Earth Systems is a growing environmental and sustainability consulting group that is seeking a highly motivated, ambitious ecologist who is passionate about their work.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced environmental professional to help develop and grow the Earth Systems’ Bristol office and work internationally.

Earth Systems develops and implements innovative and effective environmental, water, energy and sustainability solutions, providing specialist advice and hands-on capabilities in a diverse range of areas related to environmental management. Ecological assessment is a key aspect of many of Earth Systems’ projects.

We are currently seeking to employ a senior specialist ecologist with international experience in ecological impact assessment to join our team and help develop and expand our business. In this role you will be responsible for working on projects for a wide range of public and private sector clients overseas. There are opportunities for people with a few years of experience through to senior principal level.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a relevant post-graduate qualification (preferably a PhD or DPhil);
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, including direct experience in ecological impact assessment;
  • Be able to undertake fieldwork overseas on a regular basis;
  • Have experience working on international ecology projects (preferably within West and East Africa and Southeast Asia);
  • Have experience of managing an in-country sub-consultant team;
  • Have experience of reporting in accordance with IFC PS6;
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership capabilities across the spectrum of their responsibilities;
  • Be able to identify and develop new opportunities for Earth Systems;
  • Have the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team;
  • Have exceptional written and verbal English language communication skills; and
  • Be passionate about the environment.

Previous international experience in EIA and environmental management/approvals in relation to infrastructure, resources and other large scale projects will be highly regarded and other language capabilities, particularly French, would be an advantage.

The position is expected to be based in the Bristol office but could be based from another Earth Systems office if preferred, with significant opportunities to work overseas. An attractive salary package will be provided depending on experience.

Interested applicants should submit their CV to For any enquiries or a confidential discussion please contact Beth Carter on +44 117 373 6153.

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